The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 134 192 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 15.64% 21.72% 25.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.29% 63.58% 60.66%
Number of salaries quoted 120 190 221
Average salary £31,424 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
SQL Server
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
226 302 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 26.37% 34.16% 42.26%
Number of salaries quoted 204 299 361
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Southampton region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Southampton

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 200 (70.42%) SQL
2 138 (48.59%) Windows
3 111 (39.08%) .NET
3 111 (39.08%) C#
4 90 (31.69%) Degree
5 86 (30.28%) Oracle
6 85 (29.93%) Microsoft
7 79 (27.82%) ASP.NET
8 77 (27.11%) HTML
8 77 (27.11%) MS Excel
9 67 (23.59%) CSS
10 65 (22.89%) JavaScript
11 60 (21.13%) Clustering
11 60 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 59 (20.77%) ISO 9001
13 55 (19.37%) Active Directory
13 55 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 54 (19.01%) MVC
15 52 (18.31%) MySQL
16 50 (17.61%) IIS
17 46 (16.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 42 (14.79%) T-SQL
19 40 (14.08%) Java
19 40 (14.08%) Linux
20 38 (13.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 37 (13.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 37 (13.03%) Software Engineering
22 36 (12.68%) XML
22 36 (12.68%) LINQ
22 36 (12.68%) Oracle Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 50 (17.61%) IIS
2 32 (11.27%) Tomcat
3 24 (8.45%) MS Exchange
4 21 (7.39%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.52%) Oracle Application Server
5 10 (3.52%) Lync
6 9 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.11%) CMS
8 4 (1.41%) SAS
8 4 (1.41%) CICS
9 3 (1.06%) Apache
9 3 (1.06%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.70%) WordPress
10 2 (0.70%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.70%) Kentico
10 2 (0.70%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 77 (27.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.52%) MS Office
3 4 (1.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) SalesLogix
2 2 (0.70%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.70%) Agresso
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.21%) DNS
2 26 (9.15%) Network Security
3 19 (6.69%) DHCP
3 19 (6.69%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.87%) Firewall
5 9 (3.17%) CTI
6 7 (2.46%) SSL
7 6 (2.11%) VLAN
7 6 (2.11%) FTP
8 5 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.41%) VPN
9 4 (1.41%) LDAP
10 3 (1.06%) ISDN
10 3 (1.06%) SNMP
11 2 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.70%) SAN
11 2 (0.70%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.35%) Intranet
12 1 (0.35%) IPsec
12 1 (0.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (18.31%) MySQL
2 46 (16.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (13.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (13.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 36 (12.68%) Oracle Database
6 33 (11.62%) Relational Database
7 31 (10.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (10.21%) RDBMS
9 27 (9.51%) OLAP
10 24 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (6.34%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (5.99%) SQL Server 2000
13 15 (5.28%) Oracle OLAP
14 12 (4.23%) QlikView
14 12 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (4.23%) Pentaho
15 8 (2.82%) DB2
16 7 (2.46%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 30 (10.56%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.63%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.87%) Subversion
4 8 (2.82%) Eclipse
4 8 (2.82%) JUnit
4 8 (2.82%) Eclipse RCP
5 5 (1.76%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.76%) NUnit
6 4 (1.41%) ChangeMan
6 4 (1.41%) JIRA
7 3 (1.06%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.06%) Trac
7 3 (1.06%) PEAR
7 3 (1.06%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.70%) Selenium
9 1 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (5.63%) Finance
2 9 (3.17%) Marketing
3 6 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.76%) Retail
5 4 (1.41%) Back Office
5 4 (1.41%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 117 (41.20%) Developer
2 52 (18.31%) DBA
3 39 (13.73%) Software Developer
3 39 (13.73%) SQL DBA
4 26 (9.15%) Web Developer
5 23 (8.10%) .NET Developer
6 20 (7.04%) SQL Server DBA
7 18 (6.34%) Analyst
8 17 (5.99%) Business Developer
8 17 (5.99%) Administrator
9 16 (5.63%) Applications Developer
9 16 (5.63%) C# Developer
10 14 (4.93%) Junior Developer
10 14 (4.93%) Junior
10 14 (4.93%) Applications Support
11 13 (4.58%) Applications Specialist
12 11 (3.87%) Business Manager
12 11 (3.87%) IT Support
13 10 (3.52%) Information Security Specialist
13 10 (3.52%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (39.08%) .NET
2 79 (27.82%) ASP.NET
3 77 (27.11%) HTML
4 67 (23.59%) CSS
5 36 (12.68%) XML
5 36 (12.68%) LINQ
6 32 (11.27%) LAMP
7 27 (9.51%) jQuery
7 27 (9.51%) .NET Framework
8 19 (6.69%) KnockoutJS
9 15 (5.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (4.93%) Ajax
10 14 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (4.58%) Web Services
12 9 (3.17%) HTML5
13 8 (2.82%) SWT
13 8 (2.82%) XSL
13 8 (2.82%) XHTML
14 6 (2.11%) CGI
14 6 (2.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 60 (21.13%) Clustering
2 32 (11.27%) Kindle
3 27 (9.51%) Computer Science
4 21 (7.39%) Mobile App
5 15 (5.28%) Replication
6 14 (4.93%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.52%) CESG
8 6 (2.11%) Cryptography
8 6 (2.11%) EMV
8 6 (2.11%) EFT
9 4 (1.41%) VSAM
9 4 (1.41%) Data Conversion
9 4 (1.41%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.41%) Open Source
10 3 (1.06%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.70%) Symmetrix DMX
12 1 (0.35%) CMDB
12 1 (0.35%) W3C
12 1 (0.35%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 138 (48.59%) Windows
2 60 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (14.08%) Linux
5 32 (11.27%) Windows 7
6 31 (10.92%) Windows 8
7 13 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (4.23%) Android
9 11 (3.87%) AIX
10 9 (3.17%) UNIX
11 8 (2.82%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.11%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (1.41%) Solaris
14 3 (1.06%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.01%) MVC
2 37 (13.03%) Software Engineering
3 36 (12.68%) Performance Tuning
4 28 (9.86%) ETL
4 28 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (8.45%) ITIL
6 21 (7.39%) Database Security
7 19 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (6.69%) Time Management
8 14 (4.93%) Information Security
8 14 (4.93%) Data Management
9 12 (4.23%) OO
9 12 (4.23%) Android Development
10 10 (3.52%) Mobile Application Development
10 10 (3.52%) ERP
10 10 (3.52%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (3.52%) Risk Management
10 10 (3.52%) Web Development
10 10 (3.52%) Problem Management
11 9 (3.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 200 (70.42%) SQL
2 111 (39.08%) C#
3 65 (22.89%) JavaScript
4 42 (14.79%) T-SQL
5 40 (14.08%) Java
6 26 (9.15%) PL/SQL
7 24 (8.45%) C++
7 24 (8.45%) VB
8 20 (7.04%) VB.NET
8 20 (7.04%) PowerShell
9 17 (5.99%) PHP
10 9 (3.17%) Perl
11 7 (2.46%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.46%) Korn
11 7 (2.46%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.11%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.11%) C
13 4 (1.41%) COBOL
13 4 (1.41%) JCL
14 3 (1.06%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 90 (31.69%) Degree
2 31 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (7.04%) MCSE
4 10 (3.52%) MCDBA
4 10 (3.52%) CISSP
4 10 (3.52%) OCP
4 10 (3.52%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (3.52%) CISM
4 10 (3.52%) CEH
4 10 (3.52%) MCITP
5 7 (2.46%) ISEB
6 6 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.41%) GIAC
7 4 (1.41%) Postgraduate
7 4 (1.41%) ISACA
8 1 (0.35%) MCP
8 1 (0.35%) MCSA
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (20.77%) ISO 9001
2 16 (5.63%) PCI DSS
3 13 (4.58%) QA
4 5 (1.76%) SLA
5 4 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 55 (19.37%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.87%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (3.52%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (3.17%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.11%) vSphere
7 5 (1.76%) XenApp
7 5 (1.76%) XenServer
8 4 (1.41%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.06%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.70%) Samba
10 2 (0.70%) NFS
10 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (4.58%) Backup Exec
2 11 (3.87%) NetBackup
3 10 (3.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (1.41%) Control-M
5 3 (1.06%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 86 (30.28%) Oracle
2 85 (29.93%) Microsoft
3 33 (11.62%) VMware
4 15 (5.28%) Cisco
5 14 (4.93%) Citrix
6 13 (4.58%) Business Objects
7 12 (4.23%) Cognos
8 8 (2.82%) Symantec
9 7 (2.46%) ATG
9 7 (2.46%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.11%) Dell
10 6 (2.11%) Brocade
11 5 (1.76%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.41%) Juniper
12 4 (1.41%) EMC
12 4 (1.41%) F5
12 4 (1.41%) Tableau
13 3 (1.06%) Pegasus
14 2 (0.70%) NetApp
14 2 (0.70%) Sage
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